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Heavy rainfall makes rivers and creeks dangerous

Heavy rainfall makes rivers and creeks dangerous

July 12th, 2013 11:39 pm by Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Four 911 calls in four days from the same area of the Stones River in Murfreesboro have not kept away swimmers looking for a pretty spot to cool down.

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Texas Republicans decline to weaken abortion proposal

Texas Republicans decline to weaken abortion proposal

July 12th, 2013 10:00 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans turned back amendments that Democrats offered Friday to try to change proposed abortion restrictions, refusing to allow exceptions for cases of rape and incest or expanding exceptions for the health of the mother.

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Third  Asiana jet passenger dies from injuries

Third Asiana jet passenger dies from injuries

July 12th, 2013 7:59 pm by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A girl who was aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed died Friday, the same day that authorities confirmed one of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the disaster was hit by a firetruck.

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Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

Update: Zimmerman jury stops deliberating for night

July 12th, 2013 6:12 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors told the judge Friday they wanted to break for the night and return the next day to talk about whether Zimmerman committed second-degree murder when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Photo gallery: Fun Fest 2013 kicks off with Mardi Gras celebration

Photo gallery: Fun Fest 2013 kicks off with Mardi Gras celebration

July 12th, 2013 2:03 pm by Rebekah Wilson

“It’s a family event,” said Chaiba Bloomer, president of Kingsport’s Regions Bank, the primary sponsor. “Kids can come here and enjoy the activities at no cost, and we work hard to do that each year.”

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Search for missing Big Stone Gap man hits two months

Search for missing Big Stone Gap man hits two months

July 12th, 2013 1:12 pm by Stephen Igo

The disappearance of Terry Jay Bishop is a baffling mystery that now spans over two months. There are few if any credible leads for authorities to follow, and no answers for his family.

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Prosecution gives rebuttal in Zimmerman trial

Prosecution gives rebuttal in Zimmerman trial

July 12th, 2013 12:14 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

George Zimmerman's attorney told jurors Friday in closing argument that his defense team has proven the neighborhood watch volunteer's "pure, unadulterated innocence" of second-degree murder when he fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

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Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

Update: Woman identifies herself as jewelry theft suspect, surrenders to Kingsport police

July 12th, 2013 11:53 am by Staff report

KINGSPORT — Bridgette M. Rollins, 26, of 209 Virgil Ave., Kingsport, is charged with felony theft of more than $500. Police say that on May 9 she shoplifted jewelry from Belk in the Kingsport Town Center. The total value of the stolen items was $625.

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Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

Police search for smash and grab burglary suspect

July 12th, 2013 8:54 am by Staff Report

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released an image of a man suspected of breaking out the window of a convenience store, then making away with several hundred dollars worth of cigarettes.

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Friday morning water outage planned for area of west Kingsport

July 12th, 2013 8:33 am by Staff Report

Residents and businesses in the vicinity of Scotland Road and Dundee Circle in West Kingsport off of Netherland Inn Road should expect service to be interrupted.

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